The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Storage Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Engineer
Rank 549 535 508
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 95 88 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 39 68
Median daily rate £363 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £501 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £39.75 £52.19 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.83% +30.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £52.19 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-23.83% +30.47%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50844 52173 51273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.70% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33234 32322 31697
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2070 2148
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Storage Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Storage Engineer in the job title.

Storage Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK.

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Storage Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK.

Storage Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +5 79 £361 -3.66% 6
London +1 33 £369 -7.81% 1
North East - 18 £285 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 18 £285 -
Tyne and Wear - 18 £285 -
South East -16 15 £375 +3.44%
Scotland -8 14 £400 +7.02%
Renfrewshire -31 10 £400 -11.40%
Erskine -32 10 £400 -11.40%
City of London +36 9 £369 -7.52%
Hampshire +4 8 £375 -
Berkshire -7 5 £365 -10.15%
South West -6 4 £325 -
Manchester -11 3 £488 -
West Midlands -14 3 £300 -33.33% 3
North West -15 3 £488 -
Gloucestershire - 3 - -
Farnborough - 3 £425 -
Yorkshire -2 2 £425 +18.05% 1
Leeds -3 2 £425 +1.19% 1
West Yorkshire -3 2 £425 +1.19% 1
Winchester -9 2 - -
Uxbridge - 2 £382 -
Cheltenham - 2 - -
Slough - 2 £395 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £400 -
Oxford - 2 £400 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
East of England +9 1 £390 +56.00%
Glasgow +5 1 - -

Storage Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, Storage Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Storage Engineer in the job title.

1 100 (58.82%) SAN
2 76 (44.71%) EMC
3 69 (40.59%) Windows
4 63 (37.06%) Security Cleared
5 58 (34.12%) VMware
6 52 (30.59%) Linux
6 52 (30.59%) NetApp
7 50 (29.41%) HP
8 46 (27.06%) SC Cleared
9 38 (22.35%) VMware Infrastructure
9 38 (22.35%) Unix
10 37 (21.76%) Microsoft
11 29 (17.06%) Cisco
12 27 (15.88%) Brocade
12 27 (15.88%) EMC VNX
12 27 (15.88%) Windows Server
13 26 (15.29%) Change Control
14 25 (14.71%) Migration
14 25 (14.71%) Data Centre
15 23 (13.53%) NAS
16 22 (12.94%) Replication
17 20 (11.76%) Finance
17 20 (11.76%) NetBackup
17 20 (11.76%) Fibre Channel
18 19 (11.18%) 3PAR
19 18 (10.59%) ITIL
20 17 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
21 16 (9.41%) Change Management
22 15 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
22 15 (8.82%) EMC VMAX

Storage Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.76%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.59%) IIS
2 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (0.59%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.59%) TPMS
Applications
1 3 (1.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.35%) Office 365
3 3 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (58.82%) SAN
2 23 (13.53%) NAS
3 20 (11.76%) Fibre Channel
4 9 (5.29%) iSCSI
5 6 (3.53%) DNS
6 5 (2.94%) Firewall
7 4 (2.35%) DHCP
8 2 (1.18%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.18%) FCoE
8 2 (1.18%) FTP
8 2 (1.18%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.59%) LAN
9 1 (0.59%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.59%) VLAN
9 1 (0.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.59%) DB2
3 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.59%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (0.59%) Bitbucket
1 1 (0.59%) JIRA
General
1 20 (11.76%) Finance
2 9 (5.29%) Banking
3 5 (2.94%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.18%) Military
4 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.59%) Advertising
5 1 (0.59%) Electronics
5 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.59%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.88%) EMC VNX
2 25 (14.71%) Data Centre
3 22 (12.94%) Replication
4 15 (8.82%) EMC VMAX
5 10 (5.88%) CLARiiON
5 10 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
5 10 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 8 (4.71%) HP Storage
7 7 (4.12%) Computer Science
7 7 (4.12%) VCE vBlock
8 6 (3.53%) Clustering
9 5 (2.94%) Celerra
10 4 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (2.35%) FlexPod
11 3 (1.76%) HP StoreVirtual
11 3 (1.76%) Symmetrix DMX
12 2 (1.18%) Device Driver
12 2 (1.18%) IBM XIV
12 2 (1.18%) Symmetrix
12 2 (1.18%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 69 (40.59%) Windows
2 52 (30.59%) Linux
3 38 (22.35%) Unix
4 27 (15.88%) Windows Server
5 15 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (8.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (5.88%) Data ONTAP
8 9 (5.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (4.71%) AIX
9 8 (4.71%) Solaris
10 7 (4.12%) HPUX
11 4 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.59%) CentOS
12 1 (0.59%) SUSE
12 1 (0.59%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.59%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (15.29%) Change Control
2 25 (14.71%) Migration
3 18 (10.59%) ITIL
4 17 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 16 (9.41%) Change Management
6 11 (6.47%) Service Delivery
7 10 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 9 (5.29%) Server Virtualisation
9 8 (4.71%) Capacity Management
9 8 (4.71%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (4.71%) Problem Management
10 7 (4.12%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (4.12%) Project Management
11 6 (3.53%) Data Migration
12 4 (2.35%) Release Management
13 3 (1.76%) Performance Analysis
13 3 (1.76%) Performance Testing
13 3 (1.76%) PRINCE2
13 3 (1.76%) Root Cause Analysis
13 3 (1.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.88%) SQL
2 5 (2.94%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.35%) Perl
3 4 (2.35%) VBScript
4 2 (1.18%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 63 (37.06%) Security Cleared
2 46 (27.06%) SC Cleared
3 11 (6.47%) DV Cleared
4 8 (4.71%) Degree
5 6 (3.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.76%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.76%) RHCT
7 2 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.18%) EMCSA
7 2 (1.18%) HP ASE
7 2 (1.18%) HPE ATP
7 2 (1.18%) MCSA
7 2 (1.18%) MCSE
8 1 (0.59%) CCNP
8 1 (0.59%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.59%) NCDA
8 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.94%) SLA
2 2 (1.18%) BS7799
3 1 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 38 (22.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (8.24%) Active Directory
3 13 (7.65%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (5.88%) NFS
5 7 (4.12%) VMware ESX
6 6 (3.53%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.35%) vSphere
8 3 (1.76%) VMware Server
8 3 (1.76%) XenApp
9 2 (1.18%) StorNext
9 2 (1.18%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.18%) Xsan
10 1 (0.59%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.59%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.59%) vCloud
10 1 (0.59%) VMFS
10 1 (0.59%) Xen
10 1 (0.59%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (11.76%) NetBackup
2 14 (8.24%) Tivoli
3 11 (6.47%) EMC NetWorker
3 11 (6.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 8 (4.71%) HP Data Protector
5 6 (3.53%) EMC VPLEX
6 3 (1.76%) WSUS
7 2 (1.18%) BladeLogic
7 2 (1.18%) SCCM
7 2 (1.18%) SCOM
7 2 (1.18%) vMotion
7 2 (1.18%) vRealize
8 1 (0.59%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.59%) OpenView
8 1 (0.59%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 76 (44.71%) EMC
2 58 (34.12%) VMware
3 52 (30.59%) NetApp
4 50 (29.41%) HP
5 37 (21.76%) Microsoft
6 29 (17.06%) Cisco
7 27 (15.88%) Brocade
8 19 (11.18%) 3PAR
9 13 (7.65%) IBM
10 9 (5.29%) Red Hat
11 8 (4.71%) Dell
12 7 (4.12%) Isilon
12 7 (4.12%) Symantec
13 5 (2.94%) Citrix
14 4 (2.35%) Hitachi
14 4 (2.35%) Oracle
14 4 (2.35%) Veritas
15 3 (1.76%) Fujitsu
15 3 (1.76%) StorageTek
15 3 (1.76%) Sun
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